What is Hamilton's Academy of Grief and Loss?

Death and grief are common human experiences, yet these experiences tend to be different for every individual. As a result, Hamilton's Academy of Grief & Loss offers a wide variety of resources available to you and your family as you begin to work through your grief.
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Academy Events

Academy Events

Hamilton's Academy of Grief and Loss offers a variety of services to educate, support and connect with those who are grieving.
Community Events

Community Events

Hamilton's Funeral Homes host a variety of events to serve and give back to our community.

Event Details

Organization Name:

Out of the Darkness Walks, DMU, AFSP Iowa Chapter
Out of the Darkness Community Walks, Des Moines University, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Iowa Chapter

Event Location:

Des Moines University
Student Education Center
3300 Grand Avenue, Des Moines

Survivors of Suicide Loss Day


Thousands of survivors of suicide loss will gather together around the world on this day of healing, support and empowerment.

If you have lost someone in your life to suicide, please join us.

International  Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
November 18, 2017
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

People who have survived the loss of a loved one to suicide have found help by turning to others who have been through a similar experience.  They understand the grief. And they understand the guilt, anger and confusion that can accompany the grief.   Find comfort and hope and know that you are not alone.

Des Moines University
Student Education Center
3300 Grand Avenue, Des Moines

Admission: No cost - free lunch provided

Register online: http://iowasuicideloss2017.eventbrite.com/

Questions/More info: 515-286-3430 or frantsvog@polkcountyiowa.gov

Walk-ins are welcome, but pre-registering will help us with lunch planning